Hydra
Poros
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Ferry from Hydra to Poros (Saronic Islands)

Depending on the season their are usually 4 daily and 33 weekly sailings between Hydra and Poros (Saronic Islands). 2 ferry operators sail between Hydra to Poros (Saronic Islands), these include Alpha Lines & Hellenic Seaways. Hydra Poros (Saronic Islands) Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Hydra to Poros (Saronic Islands) Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Hydra to Poros (Saronic Islands) typically departs Hydra at about 07:20. The average sailing time of a Hydra Poros (Saronic Islands) ferry is approximately 31m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 25m.

Hydra Poros (Saronic Islands) Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Hydra Poros (Saronic Islands) ferries typically range between €18* and €68*. The average price is around €48*. The cheapest ferry prices from Hydra to Poros (Saronic Islands) start from €17*. The average price for a foot passenger is €48*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Hydra and Poros (Saronic Islands)?

The distance between Hydra to Poros (Saronic Islands) is approximately 9.5 miles (15.3km), or 8.3 nautical miles.

Is there a Hydra Poros (Saronic Islands) car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Hydra and Poros (Saronic Islands)

Are foot passengers allowed on the Hydra Poros (Saronic Islands) ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Hydra to Poros (Saronic Islands) with Alpha Lines, Hellenic Seaways.

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Hydra - Poros (Saronic Islands) Route summary
Departure Country Greece
Destination Country Greece
No. of Operators 2
Operators Alpha Lines & Hellenic Seaways
Average Price 61 €*
Average Daily Sailings 4
Average Weekly Sailings 33
Average Sailing Duration 31m
Fastest Sailing Duration 25m
First Ferry 07:20
Last Ferry 20:45
Distance 8 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Hydra to Poros?

The approximate duration for ferries from Hydra to Poros is 30m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Hydra to Poros?

Hydra to Poros is approximately 57 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Hydra to Poros?

2 popular ferry companies travel from Hydra to Poros. These ferry companies are
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Alpha Lines

How can I book ferry tickets from Hydra to Poros?

Book Hydra to Poros tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Hydra to Poros?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Hydra to Poros with
  • Blue Star Ferries
  • Alpha Lines

Can you take your car on the ferry from Hydra to Poros?

No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Hydra to Poros?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Blue Star Ferries

How far is Poros from Hydra?

Hydra to Poros is approximately 8 nautical miles distance apart.

Hydra Guide

Located in the Saronic group of islands in the Aegean Sea, between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf, the Greek island of Hydra is separated from the Peloponnese by a narrow strip of water. The island's natural springs have given the island its name as Hydra is derived from the Greek word for water. The island's main town, Hydra Port, is home to the island's harbour which can be found nestled amongst a number of restaurants, markets, shops and galleries, all of which cater for visiting tourists.

The only method of transport available on the island are water taxis and donkeys as cars and motorcycles are forbidden. However, the populated parts of Hydra are relatively small and therefore most people seem happy to walk everywhere.

From the island's harbour there are daily catamaran and flying dolphin services to Piraeus, Athens. The crossing time is around 1 hour, or between 3 and 3 1/2 hours by conventional ferry. The island is also connected by ferry to the rest of the islands in the Saronic Gulf and also with Porto Cheli.


Poros Guide

The town and port of Poros is located on the Greek island of Kefalonia and provides an important link, via its ferry service, between the island and mainland Greece. Many of the fishermen's houses that made up the town were destroyed by an earthquake in 1953 but with the aid of the British the town was rebuilt and is set in the beautiful scenery of the Atros and Pahni mountains and its coastline, which provides the town with its port and beaches. The ravine of Poros is a popular attraction and is an 80 m deep precipice, with steep slopes where you can see hollows in the rocks - which are supposedly the footprints of the mythological Hercules. The River Vohinas springs from a 'bottomless' lake, with is a dry bed river in the summer months but in winter it flows through the town.

Legend has it that the large rocks that are located just off the beach between Poros and Skala were thrown at early invaders by the Cyclops. The coastline on the other side of Poros, facing Ithaca, is one of the last refuges of the endangered Mediterranean Monk Seal.


Hydra to Poros Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 17/06/2024 and 23/06/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Hellenic Seaways 07:20 07:55 35 minutes Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Hellenic Seaways 11:40 12:10 30 minutes Everyday
Alpha Lines 12:30 13:00 30 minutes Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun
Hellenic Seaways 15:00 15:30 30 minutes Everyday
Hellenic Seaways 16:30 17:00 30 minutes Mon, Sun
Hellenic Seaways 17:00 17:30 30 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Hellenic Seaways 18:20 18:50 30 minutes Sat
Hellenic Seaways 20:35 21:05 30 minutes Fri
Hellenic Seaways 21:20 21:55 35 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu
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